The Boardroom Africa

Women Work.
For Business
and Society.

TheBoardroom Africa promotes exceptional female talent to boards across the continent.


The largest regional network of women executives

Join TBR Africa

TheBoardroom Africa (TBR Africa) is the largest regional network of female executives in Africa. Our membership represents 1800+ executive women from more than 65 countries with work in or focused on Africa.


helping bridge the diversity gap

Board Opportunities

We work with companies and organizations to help bridge the diversity gap on their boards by sharing vacant roles with our network, providing a shortlist of qualified candidates that meet their criteria, or through our bespoke search service.

Open Doors

Open Doors is the first globally-accredited board training of its kind offered to women leaders from across Africa. The curriculum features unique content developed by TheBoardroom Africa to help women navigate the intricacies of the boardroom.

Open Doors gave me the confidence to further understand boardroom dynamics and how I can use my position as boardroom chair to strengthen and support the organization’s leadership as well as my fellow board members.
Yolisa Kani, Chief Business Development Officer, Transnet SOC
Beyond the network, I also benefited from the classes — particularly the modules on finance, which went beyond the numbers to focus on the “why” of mechanisms and processes. Learning is a curve that never stops.
Nabou Fall, Managing Director, Vizeo
From the modules to instructors, this is a world-class training. While I certainly had a tremendous learning curve, I walked away knowing how I can be more effective in a board role.
Abam Mambo-Doh, Regional Legal Director, Microsoft

Our Webinars

Whether you are an expert or a first-time director, TBR Africa’s monthly webinar series provides practical guidance on common issues that may arise in the course of board service. These interactive sessions cover diverse topics from “How to prepare a board-ready CV” to “Building Organizational Resilience”

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A Leap into the Unknown

Journey to the Boardroom

Wednesday, November 17

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Upcoming event


Getting to the Boardroom

Thursday, April 1


Our inaugural conference is dubbed Getting to the Boardroom. The first edition will lay the foundation for building ties and community within TBRA’s network of ~1000 executive women. Beyond the network, the conference targets aspiring female executives and board leaders looking to position themselves for future board roles and improve their ability of existing board members to perform in their new sessions. It will take place over 2 days and will also offer companies an opportunity to showcase their interest in hiring senior female talent and offer consultancies an opportunity to connect with female talent.


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